Pyongyang: Last night, August 29, North Korea carried out another missile launch that flew over Japan and fell into the water.
"It flew in the sky over Japan and fell in the north of the Pacific Ocean," said the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Yonhap reports.
According to their data, the rocket flew about 2700 km before falling and fell into three parts.
The Pentagon said that this missile launch did not pose a threat to the United States.
Last time, North Korea launched rockets on August 26. Then, North Korea conducted three launches of military missiles. One of them exploded during takeoff, and two others fell into the Sea of Japan.
The missile test of North Korea is a response to the joint military exercises of the United States and South Korea, which occur from 21 to 31 August. The exercises involved 17,500 US troops. Participation in maneuvers is also accepted by the military of Australia, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, New Zealand, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
The North Korean authorities, in response to the start of the exercise, threatened South Korea with "the most severe punishment in history," stating that "South Korea must choose between two things: a nuclear war to be unleashed by a strengthened union of South Korea and the United States, or a world that must be achieved in the anti-American struggle. "